The current presidential cycle is sensational in many ways, but also old hat for American politics in others. In one of our latest WAMU In Your Bookstore events, producer Tayla Burney talks elections with Louisa Thomas in the context of the life of First Lady Louisa Adams.
"It's almost like seeing one of our own tribal members being auctioned off," says a member of California's Hoopa tribe who denounced the auction during an event at the National Museum of the American Indian.
Musician, actor and longtime Southeast D.C. resident Jason Anderson has been playing go-go since he was young. He talks about what it's like when a go-go band gets to the part of a song when percussion reigns supreme.
We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.
President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.
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